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dc.contributor.authorCathcart, Adam
dc.contributor.authorKorhonen, Pekka
dc.date.accessioned2017-08-09T07:50:21Z
dc.date.available2017-09-16T21:45:06Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.identifier.citationCathcart, A., & Korhonen, P. (2017). Death and Transfiguration : The Late Kim Jong-il Aesthetic in North Korean Cultural Production. <i>Popular Music and Society</i>, <i>40</i>(4), 390-405. <a href="https://doi.org/10.1080/03007766.2016.1158987" target="_blank">https://doi.org/10.1080/03007766.2016.1158987</a>
dc.identifier.otherCONVID_25646547
dc.identifier.otherTUTKAID_69713
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/55048
dc.description.abstractThis article assesses the official music scene in Pyongyang over a span of five dramatic years, surveying how changes in the field of music from 2009 to 2014 mirrored and in some cases presaged North Korean dynastic succession and political consolidation. The article draws upon a new abundance of performance data on North Korean musical groups, data which we argue is important but has largely been ignored or mischaracterized heretofore. The central crisis dealt with in the article is the decline and demise of Kim Jong-il, the architect of North Korea’s musical culture. In his final years, Kim Jong-il assented to the creation of a new leading musical group known as the Unhasu Orchestra, promoted a song (“Footsteps”) about his son’s succession, and was commemorated as a passing figure even while still alive (in the film Wish). This article reads the transition of power to the young Kim Jong-un in musical terms, revealing churn in the cultural sector. The text therefore advances questions about the role of music in the North Korean society generally, and will appeal to readers interested in North Korean culture, as well as to scholars of music and politics in general.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherRoutledge; Bowling Green State University
dc.relation.ispartofseriesPopular Music and Society
dc.subject.otherPohjois-Korea
dc.subject.otherNorth Korea
dc.subject.otherKim Jong-il
dc.subject.othertransfiguration
dc.titleDeath and Transfiguration : The Late Kim Jong-il Aesthetic in North Korean Cultural Production
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-201707213351
dc.contributor.laitosYhteiskuntatieteiden ja filosofian laitosfi
dc.contributor.laitosDepartment of Social Sciences and Philosophyen
dc.contributor.oppiaineValtio-oppifi
dc.contributor.oppiainePolitical Scienceen
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.date.updated2017-07-21T09:15:21Z
dc.type.coarjournal article
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange390-405
dc.relation.issn0300-7766
dc.relation.numberinseries4
dc.relation.volume40
dc.type.versionacceptedVersion
dc.rights.copyright© 2017 Informa UK Limited. This is a final draft version of an article whose final and definitive form has been published by Taylor & Francis. Published in this repository with the kind permission of the publisher.
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dc.subject.ysomusiikkielämä
dc.subject.ysokuolema
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p5538
jyx.subject.urihttp://www.yso.fi/onto/yso/p626
dc.relation.doi10.1080/03007766.2016.1158987


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